Icon of the Cauvery

Invited article from Sanctuary Asia Adrian C. Pinder Following the media storm which ensued on the back of the humpback extinction story, India’s premier wildlife magazine Sanctuary Asia invited Adrian Pinder to contribute a feature to highlight the perilous plight of...

Giants of the deep

Mahseer, although large fish, have been extremely poorly studied in the country. Although these fish have been responsible for driving the tourism industry in several places in the country, their study and conservation has always taken a back seat. Here we take a look...

The battle for endemism

The challenges we face Steve Lockett reports on the 2015 field expedition to South India’s River Cauvery and highlights the current biodiversity threats associated with introducing artificially propagated non-indigenous mahseer species to a river. This was published...